Papers of Dr John Goldthorpe relating to coal mining pit deputies

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Dr Goldthorpe's research into the lower levels of management in the coal industry, especially pit deputies, 1950s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr John Goldthorpe was an Assistant Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Leicester, 1957-1960; Fellow, King's College, Cambridge, 1960-1969; and Official Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, 1969-2002, and Emeritus Fellow from 2002.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to the Centre by Dr Goldthorpe in July 2002.

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Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has not been appraised.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Doncaster Archives Department holds the records of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers 1948-93.